Nourison taps Appelt for regional sales post

Retail Editor 2, September 26, 2011

Saddle Brook, N.J. - Nourison has appointed industry veteran David John Appelt, who brings more than three decades of sales experience in the flooring industry, to the post of regional sales manager for the Southeast.

Appelt was formerly with Shaw Industries, where he held various sales and executive positions, most recently as regional sales manager for the Shaw Living division.

"We are thrilled to acquire a proven professional of David's caliber to join our team. He is knowledgeable, energetic, and highly respected throughout our industry," said Gerard O'Keefe, vp of sales. "We are confident his addition will have a strong, positive impact, not only on his assigned region, but on our company as a whole."

Assigned to cover a 10-state region that includes North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Texas, Appelt will be responsible for managing and developing business as well as supervising a team of in-house account executives throughout the Southeast.

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